Biodegradable Reusable Bag by Nikolas

Speaking of eco-friendly products, seed paper is definitely one of them. Seed paper is made by hand from 100 % recycled paper and while it is made, seeds are added directly into the paper pulp. The thought is simple - seed paper cards are meant to be enjoyed and later...

Printing Mushrooms

My first impression of Estonia was the huge amount of contrasts. Starting from the Tallinn airport, you pass the industrial park, a village of multi-storey buildings, old soviet buildings surrounded by a forest of skyscrapers, all the way to the charming little Old...

Anna’s Internship at Labora

I did my internship at Labora as a part of my design studies. I was expecting something unusual even before the internship - and I got exactly what I was searching for. A special place where I could get inspired by the people and their culture. I also took it as a...

Ars Littera 2017

Calligraphy exhibition "Ars Littera - 2017" will be open 2 June - 1 September 2017 in Grusbeke Tagune Tower in Tallinn Old Town The exhibition opening will take place on 2 June at 17:00 in Grusbeke Tagune Tower (Laboratooriumi 33). Taivo Niitvägi, the head of the Town...

Design Competition

(See English below) Labora sünnipäevapeo postkaardikujunduse konkursi tingimused Võidukujunduse autor saab järgmise auhinna: 1 Labora paberivalmistamise töötuba. Töötoas võib osaleda kuni 16 inimest. Võitja peab auhinna saamiseks telefoni või e-maili teel leppima...

Seed Bombs!

It's sunny, it's spring, it's... still kind of grey-ish in Estonia. It's the perfect time for guerilla gardening! Seed bombs are an easy way to start and to get kids involved. Make some seed bombs together, get messy, and then go and bomb the city with flowers. Here...

Win 5 Seed Paper Cards of Your Choice!

Võida 5 Labora seemnekaarti oma valikul! Pane oma seemnepaber kasvama! 1. Istuta paber mullale. 2. Kasta seemnepaberit korralikult ja vaata, et see ära ei kuivaks. 3. Jälgi selle kasvamist! 4. Tee kasvama läinud seemnepaberist pilt ja jaga seda: Intsagram’is...

Peek Into Our Woodworking Workshop

Our woodworking workshop lies in the narrow part of Laboratooriumi street in Tallinn Old Town. Step inside the wooden door of house number 25; Andres Koidu will greet you with a quick glance and a shy hello. He is the master of the workshop and the maker of the many...

From the Printmaker’s Workshop: Photopolymer Processing

Hannah here, from the printmaking workshop. I've been given access to our blog for some technical writing, so get ready for a long, geeky ramble about all those beautiful little technical details which make printmakers start to talk with wide eyes, in fast, excited...